Don Wallace

Don Wallace is the author of four books and has written for The New York Times, Harper’s, The Surfer’s Journal, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company and Wine Spectator, among others. His latest book is The French House: An American Family, a Ruined Maison, and the Village that Restored Them All. He also wrote the documentary film Those Who Came Before: The Musical Journey of Eddie Kamae. He is HONOLULU Magazine’s senior editor.

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Best of Honolulu 2018: Food

26 editorial and reader picks for the tastiest food in town.
2018.07.26 09:00 AM

Best of Honolulu 2018: Services

The 9 editorial and reader picks for the places in Honolulu that make our lives just a bit easier.
2018.07.25 11:57 AM

Best of Honolulu 2018: Fitness and Outdoor

The 6 editorial and reader picks for the best ways to get out and active.
2018.07.24 11:23 AM

International All-Wahine Polo Clubs Battle Breast Cancer with Susan G. Komen Hawai‘i

The 18th Annual Wahine Challenge at the Waimānalo Polo Field on Sunday, July 29, features dishes by "Food Network Star" chef Amy Pottinger, a silent auction and lots of thundering hooves—all while helping fight breast cancer.
2018.07.23 06:02 PM

Best of Honolulu 2018: Shopping

The 14 editorial picks for the chic-est shopping in the city.
2018.07.23 05:07 PM

40 Local Dishes and Drinks That Put the Pow in Pau Hana

Remix your pau hana with these better-than-basic dishes.
2018.06.21 04:48 PM

Meat Your Maker: Butcher & Bird is Now Open at Salt

This smartly done boutique butchery serves delicious ready-to-eat sausages, plus a curated counterful of quality cuts, bespoke pickles and one mean chocolate chip cookie.
2018.06.18 12:47 PM

Shailene Woodley Fights for Life and Love in “Adrift,” by “Moana” Writers the Kandells

“Moana” twin writer team tailored “The Descendants” star a punishing new role that included 14-hour days filming in the ocean off Fiji. But she does romance dreamboat Sam Claflin in a film based on a castaway’s tale that thrilled Hawai‘i in 1983.
2018.06.04 10:50 AM

Swing Back to 1945 with this Local World War II Film

“Last Taxi Dance” reignites the sexual and racial tensions of the last days of World War II in Honolulu—while celebrating Hawai‘i’s filmmaking community.
2018.06.04 08:55 AM

50 Essential Hawai‘i Books You Should Read in Your Lifetime

Need something to read—or hand to someone who does? Here’s HONOLULU’s first-ever list of the most iconic, trenchant and irresistible Island books, as voted by a panel of literary community luminaries.
2018.05.23 05:40 PM

The Fine Print: How We Chose the 50 Essential Hawai‘i Books

What defines greatness? What matters most to us today? What will people actually (really) read? Those were some of the questions we faced while winnowing HONOLULU’s first-ever list of books every Islander should know, if not own.
2018.05.23 05:31 PM

Having Our Say: Two Gen X Writers on Their Essential Hawai‘i Books

Acclaimed poet Christy Passion and Kristiana Kahakauwila, author of short stories and a forthcoming novel, celebrate their literary communities and personal favorites.
2018.05.23 05:31 PM
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